CARING IN NURSING 3 The above poem represents the importance of caring in

Caring in nursing 3 the above poem represents the

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CARING IN NURSING 3 The above poem represents the importance of caring in nursing. Very many people are sick with no one to look after them, they feel lonely, and this results in depression. Loneliness and depression may affect the healing process. Therefore, these patients need to be shown love and care as it helps them heal faster. Caring is a simple human quality that people show towards one another. According to Swanson (2012), caring is the humane act of concern that one feels for another person. Caring enables the nurse to apply a meaningful, genuine practice that incorporates everyone including the patients and their families. Caring could also contribute tremendously to the knowledge base of the nurse due to the patient-nurse relationship (Swanson, 2012). This relationship helps the nurse in understanding the patient better and thus making it easier to attend to the patient’s requirements. An improved patient-nurse relationship also implies that the patient might easily open up and thus healing process is hastened (Watson, 2012). More importantly, holistic nursing helps in healing the body, soul and mind of the patients and thus helping the patient handle the after-effects of illness much easily. Most people treat caring and nursing as synonyms. People who chose to get into the profession of nursing do so because of their desire to take care of other people. Caring takes place every moment a nurse interacts with a patient. The word caring is mostly utilized to define
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